The Feds are coming to town! Birmingham among 12 cities to receive crime reduction assistance

The BPD can expect some help from the federal government – via wideblueline.com

Former Alabama Senator and current US Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced an initiative to reduce crime in twelve cities today.  Urban areas are consistently more dangerous, even accounting for population, than suburban and rural areas, and this new program aims to reduce violent crime in these high-risk areas, especially gun crime. Continue reading “The Feds are coming to town! Birmingham among 12 cities to receive crime reduction assistance”

Rotary Club of Birmingham is set to welcome third female president in the organization’s 104-year history

For those who became familiar with “Rotary” only after the recent opening of Birmingham’s Rotary Trail, it should be known that the influence of the organization behind that name extends far beyond this half-mile length of land. As in, around-the-world far.

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He wants to change the way we do business in Birmingham. District 5, meet Charles Ball.

It’s time to start paying attention to municipal election candidates, Birmingham! City council, school board and mayoral candidates will be able to officially qualify for the election beginning this Friday, June 23. Qualifying will last for two weeks, and the election will be held on August 22.

Today, let’s get to know more about Charles Ball. He’s running in District 5.

Charles Ball, District 5, Birmingham City Council, Candidate, Alabama
Charles Ball, submitted photo

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